The Real Housewives of Potomac (abbreviated RHOP) is an American reality television series that premiered on January 17, 2016, on Bravo. The show was developed as the eighth installment of The Real Housewives franchise. It has aired two seasons and focuses on the personal and professional lives of a group of women living in Potomac, Maryland. The series originally focused on Gizelle Bryant, Ashley Darby, Robyn Dixon, Karen Huger, Charrisse Jackson-Jordan and Katie Rost. Rost departed the series after the first season, and was replaced by Monique Samuels in the second season.